Geneva College

Academics

Sport Management/Business Major


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Geneva College′s sport management major prepares students for positions in the athletic world including athletic administration, sport/recreational facility management, and coaching and event management. Students explore the theories and principles of management as applied to sport programs and facilities. As a joint venture of the Department of Business and the Department of Physical Education, the goal of the sport management major is to prepare students to become a valuable part of the workforce in a variety of venues within the sport culture, thereby fulfilling the Geneva College mission statement, “for the purpose of developing servant-leaders, transforming society for the kingdom of Christ.”

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Why choose sport management at Geneva College?

  • Emphasis on Christian faith applied to the marketplace 
  • Faculty with extensive academic and business experience
  • Applied learning through business simulations and case studies

Classes you might take

  • Biblical Management & Business Ethics
  • Facility Management & Design
  • Governance and Organization of Sport
  • Legal Issues in Sport

What can you do with a sport management degree?

The sport management major prepares students for employment in professional, intercollegiate, interscholastic, community, and youth sport venues and organizations.

  • U.S. News & World Report National Top 100

    U.S. News & World Report recognizes Geneva College as a Top 10 Best Value School out of all North Region colleges, accounting for our academic quality and the net cost of attendance for those receiving the average level of need-based financial aid.

  • U.S. News & World Report National Top 100

    For the second year in a row, Geneva’s ABET-accredited engineering program placed in U.S. News & World Report’s Top 100 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs in the nation.

  • Christian College of Distinction

    Geneva was named a Christian College of Distinction, affirming the school’s dedication to high quality academics founded on the inerrant truth of God’s word.

  • College of Distinction Pennsylvania

    Designated as a Pennsylvania College of Distinction, Geneva is recognized as one of the best places in the state for students to learn, to grow, and to succeed.

  • College of Distinction

    As a College of Distinction, Geneva is nationally recognized for providing outstanding preparation that is highly valued by graduate schools and employers.

  • U.S. News & World Report Regional Top 20

    Geneva College placed in the Top 20 Regional College North Rankings as identified by U.S. News & World Report.

  • Geneva College ranks in the top 45 in return on investment

    Geneva College ranks in the top 45 out of 402 colleges in Pennsylvania analyzed for return on investment by AffordableCollegesOnline.org, a prevalent resource for college affordability and financial aid information.


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